Globalisation using African Resources – Ade Sawyerr

Two decades into a century that we all hope will herald Africa’s coming of age, the need for critical governance has never been more urgent. In a changing world of deepening globalisation, Africa should focus on the practical rather than the ideological. We must build African institutions that will enable us to hold our own […]

Will Brexit affect Africa at all?

will brexit affect africa at all

Will Brexit affect Africa at all? THE fascination with Brexit continues with the torturous process of democracy being showcased. All the important institutions of the state are playing a role, the executive, parliament, the Supreme Court, the Queen – and it has already cost Britain, two prime ministers. But it is the effect of Brexit […]

6th March 1957 – Independence Day Ghana * What about the future ?

6th March 1957 – Independence Day Ghana – what about the future? * I was not yet seven years old and only in Class 3, but there is no fog around the events of the day, I remember it as vividly as if it had taken place  yesterday and have more than once retraced my steps […]

The challenge of democracy – Can Obama deliver on his promise to Africa?

The challenge of democracy – Can Obama deliver on his promise to Africa? Ade Sawyerr © London July 2009 On Friday 10th July 2009 and Saturday 11th July 2009, the whole world had its eyes trained on Ghana. Everyone wanted to hear what this son of Africa who had become leader of the whole world […]